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Mini Cooper SE to Kia EV6: 5 Affordable Luxury Electric Cars In India

Are you looking for a luxurious electric car in India without burning a hole in your pocket? Look no further! We explore 5 affordable options that combine cutting-edge tech, style, and eco-friendliness.

Edited By : Auto Desk | Updated: Apr 3, 2024 15:13 IST
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Affordable Luxury Electric Cars
Affordable Luxury EVs in India

Electric cars now come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from affordable models to powerful machines. However, for those looking for an affordable yet luxurious electric car in India, there are pretty exciting options available in the market. These cars not only offer premium features and high-tech specifications but also cost around the same as their ICE (internal combustion engine) counterparts.

Furthermore, these luxury electric cars blend sophistication, cutting-edge technology, and respect for the environment, paving the way for a promising future for electric mobility in India. So, let’s check out the five of the most affordable luxury electric cars available in India.


1.Mini Cooper SE (Rs 53.50 lakh)

The Mini Cooper SE comes with a 32.6 kWh battery pack, producing 184 bhp and 270 Nm and offering a WLTP*-certified range of up to 270 km. The Cooper SE is capable of doing a 0-100 km sprint in 7.3 seconds. The list of features includes a multifunctional instrument display, wireless charging, a crash sensor, cornering brake control, an anti-lock braking system, dynamic stability control, and more. This electric car is priced at Rs 53.50 lakh (ex-showroom)


2. Volvo XC40 Recharge (Rs 56.90 lakh)

Volvo XC40 Recharge comes with a blacked-out grille, LED lights, 19-inch alloy wheels, and a luxurious interior featuring a panoramic sunroof, advanced infotainment, and ADAS tech. With a 78 kWh battery and dual electric motors, the Volvo XC40 makes 408 bhp and 660 Nm. The battery gets a fast charge from 10-80% in 33 minutes. The electric car, which offers an impressive range of 418 km (WLTP*), costs Rs 56.90 lakh (ex-showroom).


3. Volvo C40 Recharge (Rs 61.25 lakh)

The coupe sibling of the XC40 Recharge, the C40 Recharge packs the same 78 kWh battery and dual motors, however, offers a higher range of 530 km (WLTP). The electric car churns out 408 hp and 660 Nm and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.7 seconds, according to Volvo. The C40 Recharge EV is capable of achieving a top speed of 180 kmph.

Furthermore, a 150 kW DC charger tops up the batteries from 0 to 100% in 27 minutes. It comes with a price tag of Rs 61.25 lakh (ex-showroom).

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4.BMW iX1 (Rs 66.90 lakh)

An electric version of the X1, the BMW iX1 comes equipped with a 66.4 kWh lithium-ion battery consuming 18.1 to 16.8 kWh/100 km and delivering a claimed range of 417 to 440 km (WLTP*). BMW claims that a 130 kW DC charger can top up the car from 10 to 90% in just 29 minutes. Furthermore, an 11 kW AC charger can fully charge the vehicle in 6.3 hours. The BMW iX1 gets Rs 66.90 lakh price tag (ex-showroom). 


5. Kia EV6 (Rs 60.95 lakh)

Based on the E-GMP platform, the Kia EV6 is offered in two variants: RWD and AWD. Powered by a 77.4 kWh battery and a rear-mounted electric motor, it offers an impressive ARAI*-rated range of up to 708 km. The list of features includes pixel LED headlights, an elongated silhouette, and a high-tech interior. 

*India adheres to the ARAI certification process, whereas Europe uses the WLTP standard in terms of the range specification.

Also Read: Self-Driving Electric Cars In India – Future Prospects

First published on: Apr 03, 2024 03:13 PM IST

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